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La silla de Felipe II. El Escorial (Madrid)

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La silla de Felipe II. El Escorial (Madrid)

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B: Forest Hermitage Blacksmith

door Javier Sánchez, 510 hier vandaan

Forest Hermitage Blacksmith

C: Royal Seat of San Lorenzo de El Escorial

door luis davilla, 2.1 hier vandaan

 Royal Seat of San Lorenzo de El Escorial

Royal Seat of San Lorenzo de El Escorial

D: Royal Seat of San Lorenzo de El Escorial

door luis davilla, 2.2 hier vandaan

Royal Seat of San Lorenzo de El Escorial

Royal Seat of San Lorenzo de El Escorial

E: Royal Seat of San Lorenzo de El Escorial

door luis davilla, 2.2 hier vandaan

 Royal Seat of San Lorenzo de El Escorial

Royal Seat of San Lorenzo de El Escorial

F: gardens in Royal Seat of San Lorenzo de El Escorial

door luis davilla, 2.2 hier vandaan

gardens in Royal Seat of San Lorenzo de El Escorial

gardens in Royal Seat of San Lorenzo de El Escorial

G: Main courtyard of San Lorenzo de El Escorial

door Henk Keijzer, 2.3 hier vandaan

Main courtyard of San Lorenzo de El Escorial

Main courtyard of San Lorenzo de El Escorial

H: Monasterio de El Escorial, España

door Ivan Schuler Pascasio, 2.3 hier vandaan

Monasterio de El Escorial, España

Monasterio de El Escorial, España

I: Monasterio de San Lorenzo de El Escorial (Madrid)

door Juan Luis Redajo, 2.3 hier vandaan

Monasterio de San Lorenzo de El Escorial (Madrid)

Monasterio de San Lorenzo de El Escorial (Madrid)

J: courtyard of the kings in Royal Seat of San Lorenzo de El Escorial

door luis davilla, 2.3 hier vandaan

courtyard of the kings in Royal Seat of San Lorenzo de El Escorial 

courtyard of the kings in Royal Seat of San Lorenzo de El Escorial

Dit panorama is genomen in Madrid, Europe

Dit is een overzicht van Europe

Europe is generally agreed to be the birthplace of western culture, including such legendary innovations as the democratic nation-state, football and tomato sauce.

The word Europe comes from the Greek goddess Europa, who was kidnapped by Zeus and plunked down on the island of Crete. Europa gradually changed from referring to mainland Greece until it extended finally to include Norway and Russia.

Don't be confused that Europe is called a continent without looking like an island, the way the other continents do. It's okay. The Ural mountains have steadily been there to divide Europe from Asia for the last 250 million years. Russia technically inhabits "Eurasia".

Europe is presently uniting into one political and economic zone with a common currency called the Euro. The European Union originated in 1993 and is now composed of 27 member states. Its headquarters is in Brussels, Belgium.

Do not confuse the EU with the Council of Europe, which has 47 member states and dates to 1949. These two bodies share the same flag, national anthem, and mission of integrating Europe. The headquarters of the Council are located in Strasbourg, France, and it is most famous for its European Court of Human Rights.

In spite of these two bodies, there is still no single Constitution or set of laws applying to all the countries of Europe. Debate rages over the role of the EU in regards to national sovereignty. As of January 2009, the Lisbon Treaty is the closest thing to a European Constitution, yet it has not been approved by all the EU states. 

Text by Steve Smith.

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